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Dunwoody teen, killed in shooting, remembered for love of simple things

Kathryn Ballard purchased helium tanks to keep in her home so she could quickly blow up balloons at a moment’s notice. And she was often asked to do so by her son, Zach Chambless, a Dunwoody teen with special needs who loved anything that could fly.

REPORTERNEWSPAPERS.NET - 2018-08-18 14:00:28

Atlanta man shot, killed in Pittsburgh, police say

An Atlanta man died Thursday after being shot earlier this week in Pennsylvania, authorities confirmed.Antwon Jones, 36, was shot early Monday morning in the Bedford Dwellings section of Pittsburgh’s Hill District, thePittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-18 11:03:00

State admits caseworkers failed family of 3-year-old who died of starv | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

On Oct. 8, the child, identified as Reygan Moon, was hospitalized for malnourishment. She only weighted 14 pounds and officials believe she was forced to live in a closet soiled with feces and urine.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-17 17:22:00

Lawrenceville man blames sleepwalking for alleged rape of son’s girlfriend

Ricardo Arturo Cole, Sr., was arrested on Wednesday, about four months after the April 8 incident occurred, according to a police report. The victim did not report the crime until May 11.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-08-17 02:48:00

Police report: man charged with rape claims he was sleepwalking

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.- A Lawrenceville man has been charged with rape, but the claims he made to police are making national headlines.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-18 07:06:00

DFCS report: 'Red flags' ignored in toddler starvation case

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Three-year-old Reygan Moon died from starvation last month, and now, DFCS admits there may have been "missed opportunities" to help her before it was too late.A recently-released Georgia Division of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) report indicates that Reygan's case was no

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 16:33:47

Gwinnett County restaurant inspection scores

Gwinnett County• Biba’s Italian Restaurant, 4850 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville.77/C

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Hit-and-run leaves driver of scooter injured early Saturday in Sweet Auburn neighborhood

There was no immediate word on the driver's condition, but according to the medical examiner, there was no report of a fatality from the location of the incident.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-18 13:35:51

Home Invasion Murder, Armed Robbery Arrest Made: Police

SNELLVILLE, GA — Gwinnett County Police have arrested and charged a man accused of murder and armed robbery, as well as additional crimes, in Snellville. Terrence Darnell Lee, 32, of Conyers, is charged with the home invasion-murder and armed robbery that took place onGrand Manor Trail in Snellville


Sheriff's office to release new information on dismembered body found | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. -Bartow County Sheriff's deputies are expected to release the name of a person who's body was found in a landfill.The dismembered body was found Monday in the Bartow County Landfill off Allatoona Dam Road.News Chopper 2 was on the grisly scene as crews sifted through garbage to se


Lawrenceville police newest Gwinnett organization to join lip sync challenge

On Monday, the Lawrenceville Police Department added its name to the long list of law enforcement agencies across the country who have joined the lip sync challenge, a craze that started in Texas earlier this year. (Special Photo)


Man charged in Snellville home invasion-murder, two other violent crimes

Terrence Darnell Lee, 32, of Conyers, was arrested on Aug. 9 for an outstanding warrant for probation violation after he was “developed as a person of interest” in the Aug. 2 murder of 27-year-old Kemar Hawkins, who was shot in his home shortly after 4 a.m. after apparently interrupting a home invas


Three roosters turn up Gwinnett animal shelter in one month

On three separate occasions, stray roosters that were found wandering around Lawrenceville were brought to the shelter. The farmyard fowl — named Ralph, Norton and Buckeye — are still housed at the shelter, and county officials have listed them on their website featuring pets available for adoption.


Police: Woman who posed as a cop claims it was ‘just a prank’

On Sunday, Quitina Helms, 38, of Gainesville, stopped a car near Jimmy Carter Boulevard in Norcross and identified herself as a neighborhood police officer to the people in the car, according to Cpl. Wilbert Rundles, a spokesman for the Gwinnett County Police Department.


Body of Atlanta man found, friend missing off Tybee Island

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga.- One man is dead and another is still missing after three swimmers got distressed off Tybee Island, police say.


Multiple children transported to hospitals after falling ill at Johns Creek gym pool

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Officials say several people had to go to the hospital after falling ill at a north metro Atlanta gym pool.It happened at the Lifetime Fitness off Johns Creek Parkway.According to the Johns Creek Fire Marshal Chad McGibbony, an automated system that mixes Chlorine and muriatic aci


Person shot near day care in DeKalb County; nearby school lockdowns lifted

ofDEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- Police are investigating a shooting they say happened near a day care in Decatur Wednesday morning.Channel 2'sLauren Pozenwas at the scene as police blocked off Columbia Drive and Columbia Woods Drive around 8:30 a.m.Columbia drive and woods drive blocked off. This is where@DeK


BREAKING: Man arrested in Gwinnett County deadly home invasion

Police have arrested a Conyers man on murder charges in connection with a deadly home invasion near Snellville, Channel 2 Action News reported.Terrence Darnell Lee, 32, was arrested Thursday. He faces multiple charges in the Aug. 2 death of 27-year-old Kemar Hawkins, the news station reported, inclu


Man in bizarre disguise robs 2 Walmart stores in less than 20 minutes | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

After getting some cash, the man grabbed the note, walked out of the store and left in a white car.


3-year-old Georgia boy celebrates birthday at Waffle House

BUFORD, Ga. – If you’re from Georgia, odds are you frequent Waffle House quite a bit but have you ever thrown a birthday party there?